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Ward 4 meeting
Ward 4 City Councillor Jackie Hardy has invited DPW Director Michael Hale and the Mayor’s Chief Administative Officer James Duggan to make a presentation related to Lanes Cove sea wall repairs on Thursday, April 18, 7 to 9 p.m., at the Lanesville Community Center, 8 Vulcan St.
Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce will host a Business After Hours networker Thursday, April 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sears Hometown Store, 146 Eastern Ave., Gloucester. Grow your business through new connections, mix and mingle with members in a relaxed atmosphere.$20 for Members, $30 for future members. For information/reservation, contact Emily Harris at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 978-283-1601.
Earth Day Cleanup
The Clean City Initiative will hold an Earth Day cleanup at Stage Fort Park on Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. Fresh fruits and vegetables will be collected for the Food Pantry. Clean Stage Fort Park or any area that you like to visit that needs some cleaning. Take an extra bag and separate the recycling from the trash. Organize a neighborhood cleanup. Call Rose Lopiccolo at 978-281-9785 or Patti Amaral at 978-412-4201. Visit www.cleancity.us.
Saturday, April 20, will be the next meeting of the North Shore Neuropathy Support Group at Beverly Hospital, 85 Herrick Street, Beverly, free, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., inside the main entrance in the Lecture Hall. Fitness for Patients with Neuropathy will be the topic and the guest speaker will be Patrice C. Cahill, senior Fitness Specialists & Reiki Master and teacher, whose mission is to teach how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free lifestyle. Family and care-givers are welcome; for more information, contact Werner Paster at email@example.com or call 978-479-4339.